Ring-billed Gull with Crayfish in the Snow – Plus Our Crazy Weather in Northern Utah Right Now

January 9th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Ring-billed Gulls, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Last week while I was photographing birds at the local pond I saw a Ring-billed Gull catch a crayfish at the shoreline then it gobbled it up quickly before the rest of the gulls realized it had food.

Eye Color Variation in California Gulls

December 19th, 2016|Categories: Birds, California Gulls, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday I was inside a vehicle photographing other birds when I saw this California Gull walk up close and when I focused on it to take a few portraits of the gull I noticed its unusual eyes.

Double-crested Cormorant with its Catch – The Story Behind the Images

December 13th, 2016|Categories: Birds, California Gulls, Double-crested Cormorants, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was fun photographing this Double-crested Cormorant with its catch yesterday afternoon close to home especially since I knew the weather was going to take a turn.